The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 3 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 15 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 35.71% 43.75% 13.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.39% 82.35% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 4
Average daily rate £350 £303 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £238 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
C#
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Programming Languages Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
31 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 73.81% 53.13% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 8
Average daily rate £325 £303 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £358 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#.

1 20 (83.33%) .NET
2 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 15 (62.50%) TypeScript
3 14 (58.33%) HTML
3 14 (58.33%) CSS
4 13 (54.17%) Finance
4 13 (54.17%) N-Tier
4 13 (54.17%) HTML5
4 13 (54.17%) CSS3
5 12 (50.00%) VB.NET
6 11 (45.83%) E-Commerce
6 11 (45.83%) High Availability
7 9 (37.50%) WinForms
7 9 (37.50%) SQL
8 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
8 8 (33.33%) VB
8 8 (33.33%) ActionScript
8 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 7 (29.17%) Games
10 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (25.00%) Web Development
10 6 (25.00%) OO
11 4 (16.67%) Streaming Video
11 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 4 (16.67%) Flash
11 4 (16.67%) C
11 4 (16.67%) C++
11 4 (16.67%) Front End Development
12 3 (12.50%) Relational Database

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Games
3 2 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (20.83%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Web Developer
4 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (16.67%) HTML Developer
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 3 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 3 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
6 2 (8.33%) WinForms Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.17%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) .NET
2 14 (58.33%) CSS
2 14 (58.33%) HTML
3 13 (54.17%) CSS3
3 13 (54.17%) HTML5
4 9 (37.50%) WinForms
5 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (16.67%) Flash
7 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 2 (8.33%) ADO.NET
8 2 (8.33%) Ajax
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
8 2 (8.33%) REST
8 2 (8.33%) WCF
8 2 (8.33%) WF
8 2 (8.33%) XML
8 2 (8.33%) XSD
9 1 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) N-Tier
2 4 (16.67%) Streaming Video
3 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.50%) Online Games
4 2 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) E-Commerce
1 11 (45.83%) High Availability
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) OO
2 6 (25.00%) Web Development
3 4 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 3 (12.50%) OOP
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) MVC
5 2 (8.33%) OOD
5 2 (8.33%) SOA
5 2 (8.33%) Workflow
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 15 (62.50%) TypeScript
2 12 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 9 (37.50%) SQL
4 8 (33.33%) ActionScript
4 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 8 (33.33%) VB
5 4 (16.67%) C
5 4 (16.67%) C++
6 3 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) DevExpress